By Mike Dougherty
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Little leaguer Mo’ne Davis has been on quite a ride since the Taney Dragons went to the Little League World Series, and now she’s got a book to prove it.READ MORE: Abortion Rights Advocates Gather For Bans Off Our Bodies Protest In Philadelphia After SCOTUS Overturned Roe v. Wade
From just a regular girl to the cover of Sports Illustrated, Mo’ne Davis has had anything but a typical year.
In her book, Mo’ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer, she goes through what it was like to play in the Little League World Series and how it felt to be thrust into the national spotlight overnight.
But she’s not letting those bright lights get into her head.READ MORE: 11 Separate Shootings In Philadelphia Leave 2 Dead, 10 Others Injured: Police
“I don’t really think about being a celebrity at any time.” Said Davis. “I’m still the Mo’ne I was before little league.”
Thousands of fans lined up for a chance to meet her, including Kelly and her son Gregory.
“It was fun, and I got to take a picture with her.” Said Gregory. “She signed a book that I had.”
Gregory’s mom Kelly said, “I think for her to be her age, and all that she has accomplished thus far, she’s an inspiration.”MORE NEWS: Brandywine Valley SPCA, Other Shelters Holding Mega Adoption Event This Weekend
Davis is 13-years-old now and says her top priority is to finish school while continuing with athletics.